Fiction

Fables, yarns, tales, fantasies, science fiction, magic realism and other fantastical flavors.

A Long Way Down

If a pin dropped, she wouldn’t be able to hear it. It was Christmas, her first with a man that ...

Think Warm Thoughts

The world burns. The sun stalks. Can life be sustained off a window sill’s moisture, a lead pipe’s sweat? Someone ...

Sisters

We spent the day together on the island. I had never been there before, but it has been my sister’s ...

The Island of Free Women

There is a new batch of women arriving today. Sixteen new heartbreaks. They come down off the boat on unsteady ...

You Can Take It From Here

Angel hadn’t seen a condom in years. But the sight of them, colorful and glossy in a clear glass bowl ...

Creature

On some odd day — one of those million golden afternoons that breeds boredom or trouble regardless of character — ...